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Briggs, Raymond

Works: 350 works in 1,681 publications in 12 languages and 40,990 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories without words  Children's films  Animated films  Comic books, strips, etc  Short films  Film adaptations  Picture books  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, Creator, Other, Director, Artist, Conceptor, Draftsman, Author of introduction, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ7.B7646, E
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Most widely held works by Raymond Briggs
The snowman by Raymond Briggs( Book )

208 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 5,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wordless story. The pictures have the hazy softness of air in snow. A little boy rushes out into the wintry day to build a snowman, which comes alive in his dreams that night. The boy invites him home and in return is taken on a flight high above the countryside
Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs( Book )

151 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures and brief text follow a rather disgruntled Santa Claus on his annual rounds
Jim and the beanstalk by Raymond Briggs( Book )

51 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and held by 2,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim climbs the beanstalk and discovers a toothless old giant who can no longer eat little boys
The snowman by Raymond Briggs( Visual )

84 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's snowman comes to life and escorts him on a fantasy dream visit to the North Pole
The elephant and the bad baby by Elfrida Vipont( Book )

47 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whenever the bad baby wants something the big elephant gets it for him
When the wind blows by Raymond Briggs( Book )

63 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows an elderly European couple's preparation for a nuclear attack
The adventures of Bert by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clumsy Englishman tries to dress himself and ends up in Scotland, is chased by a giant sausage, and saves a dog from drowning even though he cannot swim
The Mother Goose treasury by Raymond Briggs( Book )

36 editions published between 1966 and 1995 in English and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nursery rhymes
Ug : boy genius of the Stone Age and his search for soft trousers by Raymond Briggs( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the dismay of his parents and friends, a prehistoric boy continually thinks of making things softer, warmer, and nicer, rather than being content in a world of stone
A bit more Bert by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bert receives a disastrous haircut, loses his dog, and discovers that there are many other Berts in the world
The bear by Raymond Briggs( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tilly has an exhausting day when an enormous white bear, which no-one else can see, comes to live with her
Ethel & Ernest by Raymond Briggs( Book )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A loving tribute to his parents told in comic book style
Father Christmas goes on holiday by Raymond Briggs( Book )

48 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Christmas visits France, Scotland, and Las Vegas while on his annual vacation
The fairy tale treasury by Virginia Haviland( Book )

18 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-two of the world's best-loved fairy tales
Collected poems for children by Ted Hughes( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems for children written by Ted Hughes throughout his life
Fungus the bogeyman by Raymond Briggs( Book )

39 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyday life in Bogeydom is examined as Fungus the Bogeyman describes the skills of scaring people in the nighttime and living underground amidst slime and grime in the daytime
The Christmas book by James Reeves( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty-two selections, for and about Christmas including ballads, carols, legends, modern tales, and verse from literary and oral sources
The man by Raymond Briggs( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small man who appears one morning in John's bedroom proves to be a rather demanding houseguest
Festivals by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Background information on the origins of the holidays and descriptions of festivals for each month of the year from around the world. Grades 4-9
Raymond Briggs : blooming books by Nicolette Jones( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with his first published illustration in 1958 and continuing through to the work he continues to produce today, this is a stunning and diverse exploration of the work of this unique and brilliant artist. Commentaries by the journalist Nicolette Jones accompany extracts and, in some cases, complete picture books, reviewing the background to Briggs's work and its underlying themes
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Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.17 for Father Chr ... to 0.83 for Into dance ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The snowman
Alternative Names
Briggs, Raymond

Briggs, Raymond Redvers

Briggs, Raymond Redvers 1934-

Briggs Redvers, Raymond 1934-

Raymond Briggs Brits schrijver

Redvers, Raymond Briggs 1934-

Рэймонд Бриггс

რეიმონდ ბრიგზი

브리그스, 레이먼드 1934-

브리그스, 레이몬드 1934-

브릭스, 레이먼드 1934-

포력격뢰몽 1934-

ブリッグズ さく, レイモンド 1934-

ブリッグズ, レイモンド


布里格斯, 雷蒙徳



English (709)

German (43)

Spanish (29)

French (24)

Japanese (19)

Chinese (18)

Italian (16)

Danish (13)

Dutch (13)

Korean (9)

Welsh (3)

Norwegian (1)

Father ChristmasJim and the beanstalkThe snowmanThe elephant and the bad babyWhen the wind blowsThe adventures of BertUg : boy genius of the Stone Age and his search for soft trousersA bit more Bert